I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Lowe's in October 2013.
Interview Details –
I was called for an interview for a 25 to 30 hour a week customer service associate after applying about 3 weeks earlier. I met with the Human Resources person on Monday and had about a 25 minute interview (she asked me about 10 questions) and then she asked me to come back the next day to meet the assistant store manager. I came back the next day (Tuesday) and met with the assistant store manager and he asked me about 10 questions (the same as before but worded differently) and we spoke for about 20 minutes. He then had me ask him some questions and he asked me to come back the next day to see the store manager.
Finally, I came back on Wednesday and met with the store manager and we talked for a good half an hour and she said she would hire me pending I passed a background check and an Oral (saliva) drug test. She game me the deal and the contract stipulation paperwork. I happily signed and then gave them my Social Security information as well as an ID and they put in my background check information whilst I took a drug test.
They said they would call me the next Monday to set up orientation (the drug test is sent via Fed Ex to Quest Diagnostics in Sarasota Florida which can take a day or two to be analyzed). I got a call Monday and began a 5 day training on Tuesday.
Interview Question – All the questions were very basic (mostly "name a time when"). The hardest part was trying to relay my volunteer/school experience to getting a job with little retail experience. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Because I had some experience in building projects and a college degree they put me in their secondary pay bracket... which was $10.29 an hour. My states minimum wage is $7.25 an hour (so I had no reason to negotiate; in fact, you would have to be mad to do so).
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Lowe's in August 2013.
Interview Details –
1) Applied online
2) Received a phone call in 10 days for an interview
3) Interviews with HR and with a store manager (general questions: give me an example when this....that....what did you do....how did it turn out?)
4) Was told I would hear back within a week and a half
5) Got a call the next day for an offer at $11 per hour
6) Went in two 3 days later to finish paperwork
Interview Question – All easy questions Answer Question
Negotiation Details –
Pay is alright at $11
still better then getting $0 at home doing nothing. No complaining, its an opportunity!
I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Lowe's.
Interview Details – After applying online, I was called and set up an interview the next day. Went for the interview and had an interview with the HR manager and right after that had an interview with the assistant store manager. The HR manager ask you questions about your past work experiences good and bad. Then the assistant store manger asked questions about how I would go about dealing with customers in the store in a certain department.
Interview Question – What did you do wrong in past jobs and how did you go about making up for it? Answer Question
I interviewed at Lowe's in August 2013.
Interview Details – 2 interviews, multi questions with both HR and assistant manager. Drug testing. Dress professionally. Very basic questions
Interview Question – Nothing very difficult. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Not hard the offer was more than expected
Interviewed at Lowe's
Interview Details – Listing of situational questions. What you do if, how would you, if you had, and such.
Interview Question – Questions asked after the interview was over. How would you feel if I selected someone else for this job Answer Question
Negotiation Details – They had a listing pay scale. This is the key to how much you'll ever earn at lowes
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Lowe's in June 2013.
Interview Details – In person interview with HR, then interview with the Department manager
Interview Question – All basic questions with emphasis on customer service Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Computer system calculates pay based on experience
I applied in-person and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Lowe's in March 2013.
Interview Details – 2 weeks wait till they call you and make an appointment, then first interview is with an assistant manager, and then the store manager. They like energetic, knowledgable people.
Negotiation Details – You get to negotiate your starting pay.
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Lowe's in August 2012.
Interview Details – Upon initial interviewing at Lowe's, as well as for any move forward in the company, a candidate must go through 2-3 interviews, ideally from Human Resources to Store Assistant Manager to Store Manager. The questions tend to focus on the candidates customer experience or school group work if no prior work experience exists.
Interview Question – There really aren't any difficult or unexpected questions in hiring for a general customer service associate or cashier. The questions are relatively straightforward and ask you to draw upon your experience with customers, be them good or bad. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Upon accepting a position with Lowe's, if you are a college student or have another job, they are very flexible at working around your schedule, if you are seeking part-time work. Full-time candidates must accept that they are entering into an agreement of 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule.
I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Lowe's in June 2012.
Interview Details – Applied online initially for a different position than I got. Application was very basic, and there was a basic personality test. Was able to aquire interview simply by calling and speaking with Human Resources about the position. Had a total of three interviews, the first with HR, second with a zone manager, the third with the store manager. Questions are simple, things like how you deal with criticism, handling your mistakes, etc.
Interview Question – Think of a recent time you made a mistake, how did you handle it and react to fix it? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Be sure you're getting paid at least $9 an hour if you have previous cashiering or customer service experience. Try to ask for more if possible, but they do give raises after 90 days and then during yearly reviews until you max out for your position.
The process took a day - interviewed at Lowe's in June 2012.
Interview Details – I applied online then got a call from the HR Manager asking me if I was still interested in it. I said "Yes" then was asked to come in and interview 2 days after. I went and got the interview. First I met with the HR Manager then the Store Manager. It only took me like 35 minutes or so.
Interview Question – Why do you want to work at Lowe's? Answer Question
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